Images in Wordpress

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Learn to insert images into your Posts or pages.
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Storing Images in your WordPress Media Library

Uploading Images To Wordpress

  1. While editing your post or page, place the cursor in the page where you'd like the image inserted.
  2. Click on theAdd Media icon (figure 1) and select an image from your computer (Select Files)
  3. Customize the image size, alignment, caption
  4. Click Insert into post

Edit image properties afterwards

You can customize how the image looks once you upload it.

  1. Clicking on the image once in your page or post then click the edit image icon. This will bring up the dialog box you saw when you first uploaded the image (figure 3).
  2. From here you can realign, resize and add a caption.

File storage space

By default all sites have a 100MB upload limit. You can request an increase from Academic Computing or consider using a cloud-based image storage solution.

Flickr share option

Cloud-based Image Hosting

Embed an image from

  1. Create a flickr account and uploaded images
  2. Navigate to the image you'd like to embed from your Flickr account
  3. Click the Share button
  4. Copy the URL to your image (under the "Grab Link" option)
  5. Paste the URL to your image on its own line in your WordPress post or page

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